Dialectical Behavior Therapy Intensive Training™

Level 3
Seattle, WA
Part 1: December 9-13, 2019
Part 2: June 22-26, 2020
Trainer: Tony DuBose, PsyD and Presenters: Vibh Forsythe Cox, PhD & Debbie Leung, Ph.D., R.Psych

*Individual therapists who are members of an intensively trained DBT team, but have not completed Intensive training themselves, may attend Part 1 as a Foundational participant.

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A call to action: The need to increase access to treatment

A call to action: The need to increase access to treatment

This feature by Tony DuBose, PsyD and Yevgeny Botanov, PhD is a reflection on the mental health profession. DuBose and Botanov take stock of the state of the field, both in terms of achievements as well as taking a look at how to raise the bar for the future.

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DBT in Forensic Settings (Part 2)

DBT in Forensic Settings - part 2

This feature by Dr. Nicole Kletzka is Part 2 of a two-part series about DBT in Forensic Settings. In part 1 (read it here), Dr. Kletzka set the stage by defining forensic psychology and beginning to understand how the model of DBT can be applied in forensic settings, and she focused on that application as it relates to the first of five functions of comprehensive DBT treatment: client motivation. 

In this part two, we will examine how the remaining four functions of DBT are applied in forensic settings, including the functions of skill building and capability, generalization of skills, structuring the environment, and support/skill building for the treatment providers. 

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DBT in Forensic Settings (Part 1)

DBT in Forensic Settings - part 1

This feature by Dr. Nicole Kletzka is Part 1 of a two-part series about DBT in Forensic Settings. In part 1, Dr. Kletzka sets the stage by defining forensic psychology and beginning to understand how the model of DBT can be applied in forensic settings. We then take a closer look at the how the five functions of comprehensive DBT treatment specifically relate in forensic settings, beginning in Part 1 with the first function of client motivation.

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